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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 21' North, Longitude: 131° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.04 meters/second, 1652.5 km/hour, 1026.8 miles/hour or 892.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.7"1026.77 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 minorth1026.75 mi
24 hours0° 03' 53.7"4.44 miwest0° 21' 58.4"25.17 minorth25.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 53' North, Longitude: 139° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.94 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.4"979.45 miwest0° 08' 27.0"9.68 minorth979.22 mi
24 hours11° 27' 42.5"772.94 mieast3° 02' 58.0"209.65 minorth795.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokThu 12:14 PM328 km204 miles177 nmEast-southeast ESE
DavaoThu 11:14 AM694 km431 miles375 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosThu 11:14 AM770 km478 miles416 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cebu CityThu 11:14 AM891 km554 miles481 nmWest-northwest WNW
SofifiThu 12:14 PM962 km598 miles520 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateThu 12:14 PM966 km600 miles522 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BacolodThu 11:14 AM1000 km622 miles540 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariThu 12:14 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoThu 11:14 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloThu 11:14 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmSouthwest SW
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